Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Mexico, you would:
live 6.5 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Hong Kong, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 3.2 times more money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $19,900 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 56.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 46.2% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Mexico has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 74.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 10.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.7 children do as of 2020.
have 52.3% fewer children
In Mexico, there are approximately 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 36.0% more likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 65.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 32.7% less on education
Mexico spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 92.1% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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